Richard Petty Motorsports Tag

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the first time in 2018, Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace, Jr. will pull double duty. Wallace will compete in both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Kansas Speedway. The Kansas race weekend is already a big one for the Mobile, AL native as it marks the debut of World Wide Technology on the famous No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Richard Petty Motorsports in the KC Masterpiece 400 Cup race. Now Wallace will also drive the No. 20 Andy’sRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The potential blank space on Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is slowly being filled in. With World Wide Technology (WWT) announcing a six-race sponsorship of Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace, Jr., the team has fewer races that they need to sell. RPM has had several sponsors on Wallace’s Chevrolet this season including Click n’ Close (three-plus race deal), NASCAR Racing Experience, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, STP (three race deal), Smithfield’s partners (8-10 race agreement) Farmer John and Food Lion, Petty’s Garage, and MedallionRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  A new technology partner and sponsorship may be the turning point that Richard Petty Motorsports has needed. RPM may have gone through more changes in the past decade than any other team. In its’ current form, the team has been in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition since 2009. RPM’s roots, however, go back to the very start of NASCAR with Petty Enterprises. As Petty Enterprises, the team was a powerhouse in its’ heyday. In over 2,800 Premier Series starts, the team earned a staggeringRead More
 By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Anytime a driver and a team like Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace, Jr. and Richard Petty Motorsports make a new partnership, confidence, momentum, and optimism is boosted. The sponsorship from World Wide Technology (WWT) may be only six races, but the partnership is much more than that. WWT is providing much more than just sponsorship dollars to RPM. The company will provide the team analytics, data, data scientists, and technology solutions. As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has evolved over the years, data and technology haveRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Another new sponsor has signed on to sponsor Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace, Jr. and Richard Petty Motorsports in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. World Wide Technology, a technology solutions company, will adorn the famous No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in six races this season. World Wide Technology will make its’ first appearance on the RPM No. 43 at Kansas Speedway on May 12. The company will return to sponsor Wallace at Sonoma Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Roval at Charlotte MotorRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. – Taking the lead for the first time in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race is almost like a rite of passage. The most recent driver to add his name to the list of drivers to take the lead is Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace, Jr. He led briefly in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, but it was memorable. Wallace drove like a veteran as storm clouds rolled in at Bristol. He drove through the top-10, eventually finding himself in theRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor FORT WORTH, Texas – It may have taken pit strategy to do so, but Darrell Wallace, Jr. will leave Texas with his best finish since the Daytona 500, scoring an eighth-place finish. After regrouping over the off weekend, Wallace and Richard Petty Motorsports came into the Lone Star State looking to turn things around after they have been on a backslide since the season opener. The team had failed to finish higher than 20th in the five races since but were bound and determined toRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor For the third time in as many weeks, the famous No. 43 car piloted by Darrell Wallace, Jr. will have a new sponsor adorning the quarter-panels after Richard Petty Motorsports announced that The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will come on board for this weekend’s Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “The Cosmopolitan is one of the coolest places on the Strip,” said Wallace Jr. “Everything that is a part of the resort is the best of the best of Vegas. I enjoy going toRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After finishing second in the Daytona 500, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace, Jr. now has a sponsor for Atlanta Motor Speedway. Wallace will drive the No. 43 NASCAR Racing Experience Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Richard Petty Motorsports in the Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 on Sunday, February 25. Wallace has three previous starts at the 1.5-mile D-shaped oval in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. His best finish was sixth in last year’s event. In the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, “Bubba” Wallace has one previous start onRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When it comes to iconic names in the Daytona 500, Richard Petty is second to none, and on Sunday, his car brought home a second-place finish in the Great American Race with heralded rookie Darrell Wallace, Jr. behind the wheel. After an offseason of turmoil that saw changes in manufacturers, drivers, shop locations, and more, Richard Petty Motorsports has come out swinging in 2018 with Wallace as their driver, showcasing their new alliance with Richard Childress Racing and Chevrolet on theRead More